A Smith and L Wevers

On Display: New Essays in Cultural Studies

ISBN: 9780864734549
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On Display is a stimulating collection of essays about the politics of display. The authors are some of the leading New Zealand scholars active in the interdisciplinary space called ‘Cultural Studies’, and their subjects range widely, from colonial museum exhibitions to nationalist cultural display to contemporary art practices.

Introduction: On the Money
Anna Smith & Lydia Wevers

Serving the Wild
Philip Armstrong & Annie Potts

Beauty and the Beast: Plaster Casts in a Colonial Museum
Roger Blackley

The Whare on Exhibition
Deidre Brown

Accidental Tourists: Ans Westra, Gregory Riethmaier and the National Publicity Studios in Rotorua, c. 1963
Damian Skinner

Splatt! Kaboom! Cultural Studies in NZ
Alex Calder

On the Beach’: The Question of Local in Aotearoa/NZ Cultural Studies
Chris Prentice

Tear: Port Arthur, Tasmania
Kyla McFarlane

A Waltz on the Paepae: the Venice Biennale
Jonathan Smart

Museum and Archive: Framing the Treaty
Paul Walker & Justine Clark

National Culture and the New Museology
Anna Neill

The Atrocity Exhibition: Touring Cambodian Genocide Memorials’
Paul Williams

Since ‘Choice’: Exhibiting the New Maori Art
Peter Brunt

ANNA SMITH teaches in the English Department at the University of Canterbury.
LYDIA WEVERS was the Director of the Stout Research Centre at Victoria University of Wellington.